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Black Women’s Roundtable Announces 13th Annual Women of Power National Summit, March 13 – 17; Theme: "Owning Our Power: Participate, Protect, Preserve and Promote!"

Black Women’s Roundtable Announces 13th Annual Women of Power National Summit, March 13 – 17; Theme: "Owning Our Power: Participate, Protect, Preserve and Promote!"

Summit Will Include Release of 8th Annual BWR Power of the Sister Vote Poll in Partnership with Essence Ventures, Annual Gathering Featuring Black Women’s Power Table Discussions with Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders; Power Building & Organizing Sessions and Black Women’s Roundtable "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill & Annual Take it to the Top National Entrepreneurship Challenge - February 29, 2024 - NCBCP

Caputie Residences: A New Dawn for LGBTQ Inclusive Eco-Luxury Living in Belize

Caputie Residences: A New Dawn for LGBTQ Inclusive Eco-Luxury Living in Belize

California entrepreneur Patrick Perrine unveils Caputie Residences in Belize, blending eco-luxury with LGBTQ inclusivity. Nestled in the Mayan Mountains, the village boasts Balinese-inspired, sustainable homes. With Belize's LGBTQ-friendly stance and rich culture, Caputie offers a unique, inclusive living experience. Limited lots available, Caputie invites those valuing diversity, luxury, and eco-consciousness. - February 29, 2024 - Caputie Residences

the*gamehers Awards 2024: Celebrating Fierce Women in Gaming

the*gamehers Awards 2024: Celebrating Fierce Women in Gaming

the*gamehers Awards 2024 shines a spotlight on the outstanding achievements and contributions of women and femme-identifying individuals in the gaming industry. - February 22, 2024 - the*gamehers

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival Presents March Mitzvah Madness March 3, 2024

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival Presents March Mitzvah Madness March 3, 2024

Experience Jewish Food, Music, and more. Join the Atlanta Jewish community for a day of Jewish music, food, and more at the fifth annual Atlanta Jewish Life Festival - 5th Annual Atlanta Jewish Life Festival, Sunday, March 3, 2024, 11 am - 3 pm, Georgia Aquarium™. - February 21, 2024 - Atlanta Jewish Times

Ugly Duckling Launches New Blondify Toners

Ugly Duckling Launches New Blondify Toners

Ugly Duckling Los Angeles has just announced the launch of four new colors within its Blondify toner range. This new range of toners is aimed at counteracting brassiness and warmth on level 9 hair: Blue Ash Blonde 9B, Violet Blonde 9V, Purple Grey and Clear. - February 21, 2024 - Ugly Duckling Color

1 of 5,034 Wu-Tang Affiliates, Shyheim Calls for Parole Justice in New York

1 of 5,034 Wu-Tang Affiliates, Shyheim Calls for Parole Justice in New York

Today, Shyheim, The Wu-Tang Clan affiliate and founder of the Rugged Road to Recovery, announced his support for parole justice legislation pending in New York State’s legislature to bring home elders from prison like those who mentored him while he was incarcerated. Specifically, Shyheim is... - February 18, 2024 - Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP)

New LGBTQ+ Screenplay Wins Platinum in Film Festival

New LGBTQ+ Screenplay Wins Platinum in Film Festival

Long Island writer debuts emotional story based on true events shining much needed light on opioid crisis in queer community. "You Are What You Love," a sapphic drama about a young woman struggling with recovery from her opioid addiction while navigating love and loss, recently won Platinum in the LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival. The screenplay, based on true events, gives a realistic portrayal of the unique obstacles the LGBTQ+ community faces. - February 15, 2024 - You Are What You Love Movie

Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month with Custom Dental: 7 Things Parents Need to Know About Children’s Oral Health

Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month with Custom Dental: 7 Things Parents Need to Know About Children’s Oral Health

Custom Dental is honoring National Children's Dental Health Month this February by empowering parents with the knowledge of how to best maintain their children’s dental health. As part of giving back to their community, Custom Dental is presenting in local schools educating students, and... - February 14, 2024 - Custom Dental

Empowering Birth Mothers & Unrivaled Networking at the Powerful Purses Luncheon

Empowering Birth Mothers & Unrivaled Networking at the Powerful Purses Luncheon

This event is not just a gathering; it's a celebration of achievement, empowerment, and community. It brings together women from all walks of life, including business leaders, bankers, and real estate professionals, to support a noble cause - scholarships for birth mothers from Gladney. Among them, women achieving milestones such as earning master's degrees and undergraduate degrees, showcasing the direct impact of these scholarships. - February 12, 2024 - Powerful Purses

Brent Jones Historic 4-Album “Quadruple Release”

Brent Jones Historic 4-Album “Quadruple Release”

Grammy & Stellar Award winner Brent Jones kicks off 2024 with the release of 4 Brand-New Albums - "Quadruple Release" - featuring the leadoff single "Live Your Best Life!" Mass Choir Album "Live Your Best Life!" (Feb 12) Praise & Worship Album... - February 12, 2024 - JDI Entertainment

California’s US Senate Primary Draws Record Number of Candidates

California’s US Senate Primary Draws Record Number of Candidates

The race to fill the vacant seat of the late Senator Feinstein has attracted an unprecedented 27 candidates. - February 09, 2024 - Liberty Cookies

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches Phase II of Its Unity 2024 “Power of the Ballot” National Campaign, Organizing 3-Day, 5-City GOTV Tour Across SC

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches Phase II of Its Unity 2024 “Power of the Ballot” National Campaign, Organizing 3-Day, 5-City GOTV Tour Across SC

The Unity ’24 Power of the Ballot Tour Leaves a Resounding Impact Focusing on Increasing Voter Turnout in Black Communities in South Carolina, in partnership with A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI), National Action Network (NAN), South Carolina Black Women’s Roundtable, #WinWithBlackWomen and other partners. - February 07, 2024 - NCBCP

New Smyrna Beach Assisted Living Takes the Elderly to Enjoy the Beach

New Smyrna Beach Assisted Living Takes the Elderly to Enjoy the Beach

Seashore Senior Living now takes their elderly residents on beach field trips to enjoy ocean breezes and beautiful beach scenery. - February 07, 2024 - Seashore Senior Living

First Responders Tribute Eagle Project

First Responders Tribute Eagle Project

Gerritt Beatty III prepares to unveil his First Responders Tribute Eagle Project February 25 in Camarillo, CA. - February 06, 2024 - Gerritt Beatty

New Book "Black Lives, American Love," Tells Stories from the Frontlines of America’s Racial Conflicts

New Book "Black Lives, American Love," Tells Stories from the Frontlines of America’s Racial Conflicts

Right on time for Black History month, comes a new book of essays, Black Lives, American Love, by cultural anthropologist D.B. Maroon. Black Lives, American Love is a powerful first-person account of how racial conflicts and rising white nationalism play out in the lives of individuals and... - February 04, 2024 - DB Maroon

Renee Spearman ft. Kim Burrell is #1 on Billboard

Renee Spearman ft. Kim Burrell is #1 on Billboard

"Tap Into It" tops Gospel Airplay and Mediabase Charts - February 01, 2024 - JDI Entertainment

Freezin’ for a Reason: Big Water Marina Hosts the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Jump & Makes a Splash to Support the Red Fez Shrine Club of Anderson

This February, Big Water Marina will celebrate hosting the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Jump organized by the Red Fez Shrine Club of Anderson. - January 31, 2024 - Big Water Marina and Campground

North Dakota's Indoor Football League Team Announces Name Change and Future

North Dakota's Indoor Football League Team Announces Name Change and Future

North Dakota's sole professional indoor football team, formerly known as the Bismarck Bucks, has rebranded as the Dakota Bucks. This name change reflects their commitment to encompassing fans from across the entire state and fostering unity among football enthusiasts. The Dakota Bucks continue their involvement in the IFL and will host a game in Fargo in 2024. - January 29, 2024 - BEK.TV

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Will Host Indiana Historical Society’s Traveling Exhibit Local Speech, Global Reach

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indy North campus invites guests to explore the legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy when it hosts Local Speech, Global Reach, one of the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) traveling exhibits. The exhibit will be on display from February 1, 2024, through February 29, 2024 at the North Indy Campus located at 100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260 during normal business hours. - January 28, 2024 - St Luke's United Methodist Church

Pensacola Non-Profit Announces New Initiative to Combat Opioid Overdoses and Provide Comprehensive Support

Pensacola Non-Profit Announces New Initiative to Combat Opioid Overdoses and Provide Comprehensive Support

Offentsive Corp announced its new initiative to curb opioid addiction on Wednesday. The non-profit has opened the door to recovery and is offering on-site assistance from local Registered Nurses to assist individuals ready to make the life change. - January 26, 2024 - Offentsive Corp

Brent Jones Graces Cover of Gospel USA Magazine

Brent Jones Graces Cover of Gospel USA Magazine

New CD "Live Your Best Life!" hits streets on Feb. 2. - January 22, 2024 - JDI Entertainment

Carlton Senior Living Celebrates 39 Years of Excellence in Senior Care

Carlton Senior Living Celebrates 39 Years of Excellence in Senior Care

Carlton Senior Living, a pioneering name in senior care, marks its 39th anniversary with a rich history of providing exceptional services and creating a culture of caring for seniors. The first community, formerly Chateau and now known as Carlton Pleasant Hill-Martinez, is a testament to founder Tom MacDonald's vision and commitment. - January 20, 2024 - Carlton Senior Living

BEK TV Announces Premiere of “Open Range” Show Offers New Insights on ND Topics

BEK TV Announces Premiere of “Open Range” Show Offers New Insights on ND Topics

"Open Range" is a dynamic TV program focusing on a wide range of topics that impact North Dakota. Tune in for insightful discussions, diverse perspectives, and a celebration of the state's culture and heritage. Join them on BEK TV for an engaging journey through North Dakota's heart and soul. - January 19, 2024 - BEK.TV

Custom Dental Hosts Its 9th Annual Free Veterans Dental Day

Custom Dental Hosts Its 9th Annual Free Veterans Dental Day

Custom Dental hosted its 9th annual Free Veterans Dental Day where they gave veterans free fillings, extractions, and cleanings to honor those who have served. - January 18, 2024 - Custom Dental

The World Has Fallen Into Its First Social Progress Recession

New research finds that for the first time, the world has fallen into a social press recession with four out of five people in the world living in a country where social progress is stagnant or declining. 2024 will be a historic year with nearly half of the world’s population voting in national elections, and 86% of the voters live in a country with stagnating or declining social progress. The research finds that the real quality of life of Americans is worse today than it was in 2011. - January 17, 2024 - Social Progress Imperative

International Surrealism Now at the Mafra Palace in February, Portugal. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

International Surrealism Now at the Mafra Palace in February, Portugal. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Surrealist Santiago Ribeiro founded Palácio de Mafra, in the School of Weapons to Surrealism Now art show 2024. With a tribute to Isabel Meireles, one of the most important surrealists in Portugal. - January 09, 2024 - Santiago Ribeiro

Boy Butter Makes TV History with Gay Love Story

Boy Butter Makes TV History with Gay Love Story

Boy Butter unveils "Chateau D’Amour," touted as the most romantic TV ad in history, featuring a gay love story trilogy. With a grand production and high budget, the thirty-second spot debuts on RuPaul’s Drag Race, expanding to CNBC, Fox Business, ESPN, Fox Sports, and NFL Network. - January 05, 2024 - Boy Butter

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud Invested as a Knight of Malta

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud Invested as a Knight of Malta

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud, a clinical and forensic psychologist, the Executive Director of Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC with offices in Naples, Florida, and Director of Web Services for the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence, Rhode Island, was invested by His Eminence Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York, as a Knight in the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta (Order of Malta). - January 03, 2024 - Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC

Dementia Society of America Named Finalist in Anthem Awards for Its National PSA Campaign

Dementia Society of America Named Finalist in Anthem Awards for Its National PSA Campaign

Dementia Society of America® (DSA) announced that it has been selected as a Finalist in the 3rd Annual Anthem Awards for its national Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign. This campaign has been instrumental in driving awareness and education about Dementia and promoting brain health... - January 01, 2024 - Dementia Society of America

Dallas Responds Expresses Deep Concern Over Senate Bill 4 in Open Letter to Governor Greg Abbott

Dallas Responds, a humanitarian outreach program based in Dallas, Texas, today issued an open letter to Governor Greg Abbott expressing their profound concern regarding the recent approval and impending implementation of Senate Bill 4 (SB 4). The letter, endorsed by the organization’s leaders, underscores the potential constitutional and human rights violations of the new law. - December 29, 2023 - Oak Lawn United Methodist Church

Homeless Charity Aided by Mystery School Donations

Homeless Charity Aided by Mystery School Donations

Toronto centr for elder homless men gets $20G gift plus tents, coats and other items for warmth from Modern Mystery School International. - December 24, 2023 - Modern Mystery School

Coast Luxury Travel Trailers Opening Production Slots for 2024 Start Planning Outdoor Adventures and Order an All-Electric Coast Travel Trailer Today

Coast Luxury Travel Trailers Opening Production Slots for 2024 Start Planning Outdoor Adventures and Order an All-Electric Coast Travel Trailer Today

Coast by Aero Build is ready to help families plan for their outdoor adventures in 2024 by reserving their own Coast all-electric, off-grid capable travel trailer. Production slots are now open for new models. - December 23, 2023 - Aero Build

HAP Residents and Plainfield Community Members Celebrate the Holiday Season and Acquire Resources at HAP Events on December 14 & 21

On December 14, the Housing Authority of Plainfield (HAP) welcomed residents and the Plainfield community at its Holiday Health Screening NJ Mobile Unit and Community Service Providers Event at Joanne Hollis Gardens’ (JHG) HAP Center located at 543 West 3rd Street. The festive and... - December 22, 2023 - The Housing Authority of Plainfield

Introducing BEK Buzz: a One-Stop Destination for BEK TV Content and More

Introducing BEK Buzz: a One-Stop Destination for BEK TV Content and More

BEK TV's BEK Buzz is a digital hub with diverse content, exclusive insights, and sports coverage. - December 15, 2023 - BEK.TV

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) Joins HRC and Record Number of Partners Working on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) Joins HRC and Record Number of Partners Working on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

172 agencies partner with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children - All Families program, including C.A.S.E., and together serve more than 1.4 million clients annually. The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) ™ is proud to be one of the 36 first time partners. C.A.S.E. achieved the Solid Foundation for Inclusion tier of certification. - December 14, 2023 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Sigma Gamma Rho Teaming Up with Valley Organizations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area for Local Families

Sigma Gamma Rho Teaming Up with Valley Organizations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area for Local Families

Three organizations partner to give back this holiday season. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., Beta Mu Sigma Phoenix Alumnae Chapter, and Faye Gray Recreation Center team up for a Christmas Toy Giveaway. - December 11, 2023 - Sigma Gamma Rho Sororoity, Phoenix Alumnae Chapter

Philanthropist Rosario S. Cassata, of The Cassata Foundation, Donates Gifts and Toys to 40 Local Children and Families

Philanthropist Rosario S. Cassata, of The Cassata Foundation, Donates Gifts and Toys to 40 Local Children and Families

Rosario S. Cassata and his wife, Carolyn, of The Cassata Foundation, hosted its Annual Event, "Shop with a Cop," along with Officer Delgado of the Suffolk County Police Department 2nd Precinct. This year, The Cassata Family donated gifts and presents to over 40 local children and their... - December 10, 2023 - The Cassata Foundation

The "Not so Dirty Dozen" Beach Cleanup Series Adds More Dates Through March 2024

Forget the Dirty Dozen, a coastal North Carolina distillery is hosting the "Not So Dirty Dozen," a series of 12 beach sweeps in 12 months along the coastline to promote coastal stewardship. Blue Shark Vodka kicked off the "Not So Dirty Dozen" Beach Clean-up series Nov. 12 at... - December 09, 2023 - Daytoon, Inc.

Carlton Senior Living Enhances Senior Care Through Groundbreaking Partnership with Amazon

Carlton Senior Living Enhances Senior Care Through Groundbreaking Partnership with Amazon

Carlton Senior Living has announced its partnership expansion with Amazon and Speak2, a New York-based senior living technology platform, to provide Amazon Echo devices to all residents. This partnership aims to enhance the quality of life for seniors by providing them with the latest technology. - December 08, 2023 - Carlton Senior Living

5th Annual Toy Drive by Child's Dream International & Rise Up America to Bring Joy and Smiles to Children and Families in Morris Park

5th Annual Toy Drive by Child's Dream International & Rise Up America to Bring Joy and Smiles to Children and Families in Morris Park

Child's Dream International and Rise Up America are partnering for the 5th annual Toy Drive event, bringing joy and happiness to underprivileged children during the holiday season. - December 08, 2023 - Rise Up America

Speak Up for Kids Hosts Ninth Annual Stan Klett Winterfest - Bringing Holiday Magic to 500+ Foster Children

Speak Up for Kids Hosts Ninth Annual Stan Klett Winterfest - Bringing Holiday Magic to 500+ Foster Children

Speak Up For Kids of Palm Beach County is excited to announce the ninth annual Stanley Klett Sr. Winterfest Carnival, taking place at 4620 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach on Saturday, December 16, at 10 a.m. This special event, dedicated to foster youth and their caregivers, offers a vibrant carnival... - December 07, 2023 - Speak Up for Kids

"Robert and Michelle's Holiday Party" Shines Bright for Speak Up for Kids, Raising $184K and 1,000 Toy Donations for Foster Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

"Robert and Michelle's Holiday Party" Shines Bright for Speak Up for Kids, Raising $184K and 1,000 Toy Donations for Foster Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

"Robert and Friends' Holiday Party" in Palm Beach achieved remarkable success, raising $184,000 and collecting 1,000 toys for over 1,600 foster-involved children and housing-insecure youth. Hosted at La Masseria, the event, which began as a small house party over two decades ago, has grown into a powerful fundraiser, exemplifying community spirit. - December 07, 2023 - Speak Up for Kids

America in Turmoil: Essays on Politics, the Economy, Society, and the Future

America in Turmoil: Essays on Politics, the Economy, Society, and the Future

John DeQ. Briggs brings original thinking to stubbornly partisan American issues as well as fascinating digressions. - December 06, 2023 - Bublish

100 Mile Club Welcomes Billie Jean Walker as Executive Director

100 Mile Club Welcomes Billie Jean Walker as Executive Director

100 Mile Club welcomes BJ Walker as its new Executive Director, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to lead the organization toward its mission of engaging and empowering students and families to achieve a healthy lifestyle through physical activity nationwide; preventing childhood inactivity and obesity, one child, one school, and one community at a time. - December 06, 2023 - 100 Mile Club

Saved, Unique Art by Kaliopi Matheakis Continues Its 5th Journey of 40 Symbolic Journeys

Saved, Unique Art by Kaliopi Matheakis Continues Its 5th Journey of 40 Symbolic Journeys

Inspiring Art at Gateway Christian Center Open Mic in North Valley Stream, NY - December 01, 2023 - PR Hair Extentions

Miss Grass Launches "Faces of Cannabis" to Dismantle Harmful Stereotypes of the Cannabis Community

Miss Grass Launches "Faces of Cannabis" to Dismantle Harmful Stereotypes of the Cannabis Community

Following their recent product launch in the Empire State, the women-owned cannabis brand continues their advocacy mission in the Big Apple with New York's first-ever cannabis portrait gallery aimed at dismantling harmful consumer stereotypes. - November 29, 2023 - Miss Grass

Black Men Vote’s Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: a Mission to Empower and Inform

Non-profit Black Men Vote’s Goal is to help Black communities thrive and inform all Black men about the importance of voting. - November 28, 2023 - Black Men Vote

Ocean Beach Town Council Announces the Arrival of the OB Holiday Tree and the 44th Annual OB Holiday Parade

Ocean Beach Town Council Announces the Arrival of the OB Holiday Tree and the 44th Annual OB Holiday Parade

The Ocean Beach Town Council announces the OB Holiday Tree and 44th Annual OB Holiday Parade on Dec 2, themed “Santa’s Disco Luau.” The tree, donated by a local, will be lit at Newport & Abbott on Nov 28. Corey Bruins, OBTC President, highlights the event’s community spirit. The parade features over 100 floats, with local bands, organizations, and officials. Additional events include a Holiday Party & Auction and a Food & Toy Drive. More info at obtc.link/holidays. - November 27, 2023 - Ocean Beach Town Council

1st Annual Maryland Black Film Festival (MBFF) - Open for Submissions

1st Annual Maryland Black Film Festival (MBFF) - Open for Submissions

KA ZARR Entertainment, an award-winning film production company, announced today the launch of the Maryland Black Film Festival (MBFF), the first film festival in Maryland dedicated exclusively to showcasing films that highlight the people of color experience. The festival will be held March 9-10, 2024, kicking off day at the historic Old Greenbelt Theater, Greenbelt, MD with public screening of selected indie films by our panel of judges. - November 25, 2023 - KA ZARR Entertainment

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Proclaims November 4 as Diwali in Miami-Dade Day

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Proclaims November 4 as Diwali in Miami-Dade Day

Diwali Day Celebrates the South Florida Hindu American Community, Their Culture and Contributions - November 22, 2023 - MAIACA

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